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Title

Activities Assistant 

Category Activities  
Description

We have a great opportunity for an Activities Assistant in our Assisted Living & Memory Care Community. The primary duty of the Activities Assistant is to assist in coordinating, developing, and maintaining quality activity programs providing opportunities for residents to engage in meaningful social and diversified activities.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Reasonable accommodations

may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• Participates in the program planning process, led by the Activities Director

• Assures that all activity procedures are followed in accordance with established policies

• Carries out planned activity program (s) based on Activity Director's assessment

o Explains principles, techniques, and safety procedures for organized on-site activities to participants and

demonstrates use of materials and equipment

o Observes, analyzes, and records residents' participation, assessments, reactions, and progress during

activity sessions

• Plans special events for residents, such as birthdays, anniversaries, etc

• Makes suggestions for new and varied activities to Activity Director and provides residents with the

opportunity for self-expression and choices

• Promotes self-esteem and social interaction of all residents and encourages participation and involvement in

activities

• Assists residents with personal correspondence

• Orders needed supplies (i.e. art and craft supplies, party supplies, etc.) and tracks inventory

o Provides bedside activities and follow-up for residents unable to attend regularly scheduled activities

o Identifies and provides adaptive devices for residents with sensory deficits (i.e., large-print books, tape

recorders)

o Updates calendars and, under the supervision of the Activity Director, prepares a monthly activity

calendar, distributes activities schedule to residents and posts for easy reference by residents

o Begins activities on time and does not cancel groups unless Activity Director provides prior approval

o Prepares materials and supplies needed for daily programs

• Attends resident and family council meetings when invited

• Reports all concerns and/or complaints made by a resident or their family members to the Activity Director

or Administrator

• Assists with departmental housekeeping duties, including, but not limited to cleaning activity room, properly

putting away supplies at the end of each day, maintaining activity carts, and assisting Activity Director with

other specialty rooms

• Reports any issues or problems that may arise to the Activity Director

• Complies with state, federal, and all other applicable health care and safety standards

• Assists families and other visitors as needed

• Attends/completes required in-services and other required meetings

• Performs other duties as directed

 
Position Requirements

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE an equivalent combination of education, training and experience will be

considered.

• High School Diploma or equivalent; minimum of 1 years of experience conducting activities; or an equivalent

combination of education and experience

 
Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time  
Shift Days  
Position Activities Assistant  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

This position is currently accepting applications.

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